ERIC Number: ED474049
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the International Conference on Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM-7) (7th, July 6-8, 2000, Medford, Massachusetts).
Schmitt, Mary Jane, Ed.; Safford-Ramus, Katherine, Ed.
This volume contains the proceedings of the 7th international conference on Adults Learning Mathematics--A Research Forum held in July, 2000 in Massachusetts. It includes posters and short oral reports under these section headings: (1) Research into Practice; (2) Large- Scale Issues: Frameworks, Standards, and Assessment; (3) Theoretical Frameworks; (4) Understandings; (5) Socio-Cultural Contexts; (6) Mathematics and the Parenting Role; (7) Instructional Approaches; (8) Technical and Vocational Education; and (9) Teacher Knowledge. Plenary papers include: (1) "Eavesdropping on the Conversation" (Roseanne Benn); (2) "A Teacher's Transformation into Teacher-Researcher" (Pamela Meader); (3) "Transitions between School and Work: Some New Understandings and Questions about Adult Mathematics" (King Beach); and (4) "Challenging the Researcher/Practitioner Dichotomy: A Voice from the South" (Gelsa Knijnik). (MM)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Continuing Education, Cultural Influences, Educational Assessment, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Peppercorn Books, P.O. Box 693, Snow Camp, NC 27349.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Boston, MA.
Note: For individual papers, see SE 066 772-778.